BAHAMIAN CITIZENS VISITING ITALY
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Bahamian citizen for short-stay period in Italy starting from 2021.
A valid passport is required to enter Italy. All tourists entering Italian territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Italian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Bahamas who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Bahamian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.
Italian custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Italian territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:
If arriving from a non-EU country:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg).
- Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (10L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).
If arriving from an EU Member State:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigarillos (100), cigars (50), tobacco (250g).
- Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (1L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Italy with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.
List of Bahamian diplomatic offices in Italy
Bahamian Consulate in Milan, Italy
Address: via Aristide de Togni 23, 20123 Milano, Italy
Phone: (+39) 024 819 4390
Fax: (+39) 024 693 248
Details: Ms Michelangela Vismara - Consul
Bahamian Consulate in Rome, Italy
Address: Via Giolia 200, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone: (+39) 06-6878086
Fax: (+39) 06-6878276
Details: Mr Pasquale Inenti - Consul
List of Italian diplomatic offices in Bahamas
Honorary Consulate of Italy in The Bahamas
Address: c/o Quality Service Ltd West Queen's Highway Freeport Grand
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- German (parts of Trentino-Alto Adige region are predominantly German-speaking);
- French (small French-speaking minority in Valle d'Aosta region);
- Slovene (Slovene-speaking minority in the Trieste-Gorizia area)
Area: 301,230 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +39
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